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NGC 4654
Penryn, California
April 2004
FS-128G  (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 15  minutes L, 10 minutes RGB (binned 2x2)

NGC 4654 is traveling through the interstellar medium at a high rate of speed leaving a trail of HI..  The interstellar medium is shaping the galaxy giving it an elongated appearance.

NGC 4654 is a type SBcd at a red shift distance of  13 Mly.

Active star formation is occurring in this galaxy